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wonderful community bookshop

A perfect example of what a community bookshop should be with a varied stock and a friendly and... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Richard A
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Consistently outstanding

What a gem to have on our doorstep! Harry and Philip are friendly, knowledgeable and welcoming... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
T1m0te1
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Bath, United Kingdom
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10 Mar 2018
“wonderful community bookshop”
27 Aug 2017
“Consistently outstanding”
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43 Moorland Road, Bath BA2 3PN, England
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

A perfect example of what a community bookshop should be with a varied stock and a friendly and knowledgeable owner. Even on our short visit on a midweek morning, several people came in who were obviously regular users.

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 27 August 2017

What a gem to have on our doorstep! Harry and Philip are friendly, knowledgeable and welcoming, taking the time to get to know their customers so well that my family can ask them for recommendations for my presents and I will end up with something...More

Thank T1m0te1
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Today I took my grandson to the Oldfield Park Bookshop today. I asked the owner what books he could recommend for a 10 year old, just starting to read stories for himself. The owner immediately treated my grandson as the customer, asking what sort of...More

Thank walset
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We use this place a lot as their knowledge is exceptional. We often go in a say for example "what do you recommend for an 11 year girl who loved 'rooftoppers' "and straight away they will direct you to a handful of similar books. They...More

Thank Pogara
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Harry is an absolute wonder, he is helpful and kind and more than willing to help guide you to the right book.

Thank james_lace
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, Harry the proprietor seems to have read every book on the shop - and offers excellent advice Can get most stuff not in stock with a day's notice

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Harry has a great reputation for knowing about books. This is a local business that provides a genuine service he runs a great business which all book lovers in the area should support don't be put off by its size Harry will order on your...More

Thank Seayeaitch
Reviewed 3 June 2015

So helpful and friendly.They can help you find the book you were looking for that you didnt know even existed. lovely lovely people and so knowledgable. My 4 year old cant pass without wanting to go in, and neither can I.

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Harry is second to none! Not only can he get any book you want, and find the ones that you can only half remember the name of (his knowledge is encyclopedic), but it is usually the next day and at a price match you will...More

1  Thank Joanna B
Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

Harry's bookshop is my go to bookshop of choice. Its like a magic sweet shop-you always see a book that you want to buy. I love the helpfulness too;if a book is not in stock, it will be ordered and arrive the next day as...More

Thank Rebecca S
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